Version 1.5 of miHoYo’s Genshin Impact, Beneath the Light of Jadeite, will make its debut on April 28, 2021.
This update gives players the chance to experience the second installment of Zhongli’s story quest. A new series of Hangout Events will also give players the chance to spend time with Diona and Noelle.
Also new to the game are the playable characters Eula and Yanfei. The Spindrift Knight Eula is a five-star character who is Captain of the Knights of Favonius Reconnaissance Company. She wields a claymore and the power of Cryo, dishing out AoE damage. She can also increase her resistance to interruption with her Elemental Burst and Elemental Skill. Meanwhile, The four-star Yanfei is a Pyro-using catalyst wielder that is a young half-human, half-illuminated beast. She has dedicated her life to studying, interpreting, and advising her clients on Liyue’s laws.
The all-new Trounce Domain opponent, the “Lord of Vishaps “Azhdaha, will provide rare rewards once a week for travelers. The Cryo Hypostasis will make an appearance as a new Boss Enemy in Dragonspine.
Finally, the Traveler can explore their own personal realm with the Serenitea Pot item. This teapot allows players to build and decorate their home as they wish, with different house and realm styles available.
Learn more with the trailer below:
Version 1.5 “Beneath the Light of Jadeite” Trailer | Genshin Impact
The game is now available for the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PC, and iOS and Android devices, with a PlayStation 5 version coming out April 28. You can read our review of the base game here, which we gave a score of 85/100.